Yosemite Science Publication
Yosemite Science is an online resources management publication of Yosemite National Park’s Resources Management and Science Division and is published on an occasional basis and posted on Yosemite National Park’s website. The publication presents recent and ongoing research in natural and cultural resources, and social science. Content is reviewed for basic scientific soundness, clarity, and completeness but does not undergo anonymous peer review. Submissions are welcome from all investigators conducting formal research in Yosemite and the broader Sierra Nevada area. To submit article proposals or to contact the editor, e-mail the editor or write to the following address: Editor, Yosemite Science, P.O. Box 700, El Portal, CA 95318.
High-resolution Tools for Understanding Geologic Processes
Peregrine Falcon Recovery
Yosemite Bog-orchid: The Long Journey to Discovery
Climbing Cathedral Peak
What Makes a Vista Scenic?
Piecing Together the Past: Chinese Immigrants in Yosemite
Did You Know?
Descending from Yosemite Valley, the Merced River becomes a continuous cascade in a narrow gorge littered by massive boulders. Dropping 2,000 feet in 14 miles, canyon walls rise steeply from the river and have many seasonal waterfalls cascading down to the river.